Junior Sous Chef

At a Glance

Bovey Castle Hotel on Dartmoor National Park, are looking for a Junior Sous Chef to join this 5 AA Red Star property. Working as part of our Executive Chef, Mark Budd’s brigade, this role is perfect for a Chef de Partie with proven experience in delivering a high-quality food offering, ideally at rosette standard. It’s a fantastic opportunity to join, as we have exciting development plans for our multi food outlets which focus on concept led dining, both fine dining and informal. When you work for Eden, we want you to feel you receive the very best in industry perks. From discounts on Eden stays, dining and Spa to Merlin Entertainment discounts, nothing makes us happier than hearing of how our team have made the most of these rewards.

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In the Detail

We are looking for a Junior Sous Chef to join the Kitchen team at our five red star Bovey Castle Hotel.

Working as part of our Executive Chef, Mark Budd’s brigade, this role is perfect for a Chef de Partie with proven experience in delivering a high-quality food offering, ideally at rosette standard. It’s a fantastic opportunity to join, as we have exciting development plans for our multi food outlets which focus on concept led dining, both fine dining and informal.

Salary is inclusive of circa £2,000 per annum gratuities.

What you’ll be doing?

As Junior Sous Chef, you will need to assume responsibility for running the Kitchen in the absence of the Sous Chefs.

At Bovey it is all about our guests, being 100% customer focused with a ‘can do’ attitude and sense of humour, alongside an eye for detail.

What you’ll need?

The successful candidate for this role will be professional, knowledgeable and dedicated to providing Rosette Standard food. You will be required to work well within the team as it will often be necessary to transfer between the kitchens to cover absence.

  • You will already have gained credible experience within a professional food environment, ideally at rosette standard;
  • Knowledge at Professional Cookery Level 2 is an essential requirement, with Level 3 qualification preferred;
  • A passion for food and produce, with a pride in its delivery to the plate;
  • Great timekeeping and organisational skills are key;
  • Your potential, your commitment, and your ability to work under pressure alongside being an excellent team player, is every bit as important to us as your knife-handling skills.

What’s in it for you?

Eden Hotel Collection offers fantastic opportunities for anyone looking to progress their career within the hospitality industry. All of our employees receive an individual learning pathway with an opportunity to ‘Grow with Eden’ for professional and personal development, alongside being coached and mentored by some of the best in the industry.

If progression isn’t your thing, that’s fine too, we would still be interested in finding out more about you.

Perks of Eden:

  • 31 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 33 days with service
  • Stay & Dine – £50 BB per room 50% off food & 25% off drinks
  • Spa & Shop – Discounted products and treatments
  • Relais & Chateaux F&B and discounted stays – both UK and international
  • Merlin Entertainment discount, including Warwick Castle, London Dungeon, Alton Towers and more!
  • Use of our gym facilities
  • Gratuities
  • Recommend a friend and get £375
  • EHC recognition scheme with the opportunity to earn £50 rewards
  • Employee of the Quarter £75 EHC Voucher reward

What makes Bovey great? – Our Awards!

  • Award Winning 5AA Red Star Hotel
  • 3 AA rosettes Great Western Restaurant
  • 1 AA rosette Smith’s Brasserie
  • Gold Award – Hotel of the Year, South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2018/19
  • Bronze Award – Restaurant of the Year, South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2018/19
  • Gold Award – Large Hotel of the Year, Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2018/19
  • Gold Award – Spa, Pampering & Wellbeing Experience of the Year, Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2018/19
  • Silver Award, Restaurant of the Year, Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2018/19
  • Bronze Award – Dog Friendly Business of the Year, Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2018/19
  • Large Hotel of the Year – English Riviera & South Devon Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2018/19
  • Fine Dining Experience – English Riviera & South Devon Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2018/19
  • Spa & Wellbeing – English Riviera & South Devon Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2018/19
  • Best Hotel in the West Country – Best Loved Hotels Awards 2018/19
  • Caterer People Awards 2019 – Emerging Talent Initiative for Elan Spa Academy

This is a great time to join a fantastic hotel and start your career with the Eden Hotel Collection.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Salary: From £28,500.00 per year

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